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CSPAN
Aug 31, 2009 8:00am EDT
with members of congress on how they use technology and social media web sites, and many this installment, a conversation with republican representative john culberson of texas. when you think of the political process, what do you believe the role of social media is as far as how folks like you communicate to the folks at home? >> guest: my job description is representative, and the most imporant part of that, of course, is to use my own good judgment based on my core principles and knowledge i have based on the feelings of my district to vote to represent them up here, but equally important is my role as communicator to make sure i keep them plugged in and insuring that they know what's being done here in washington. so i use social media, i see social media as a vital part of my job in communicating with my constituents, and quite frankly, i'm a very passionate jeffersonian republican who believes strongly in the tenth amendment and that we need to get the federal government away from my kids, my home, etc., let texas run texas, and i think social media will, frankly, be the root of the
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 10:00pm EDT
i speak for all of us, our deepest condolences to the family. up next, john roberts sitting in for anderson cooper. >>> thanks, wolf. tonight, separating health reform fact from fear and a town hall meeting with a big difference. president obama. he attended one today in new hampshire and a guy outside packing heat, carrying a sign calling in so many words for death to tirades. the quotation of thomas jefferson. out in the open, a handgun. meantime, at the office of georgia congressman david scott who took on protesters the other day, someone painted a swastika out front. as you will see in a moment, anger at town halls across the country. that said, there were moments of clarity and we help to add some of our own tonight. first, president obama at por portsmouth high school in new hampshire in his own words. >> i don't think anyone should be in charge of your health care decisions but you and your doctor. i don't think government bureaucrats should be meddling but i also don't think insurance company bureaucrats should be meddling. that's the health care system i believe in
HLN
Aug 2, 2009 7:00am EDT
the latest information. the fourth hiker is at the u.s. embassy in baghdad. >>> to canada where a stage collapsed in the middle of an outdoor music festival killing one person. police say 15 other people were injured at big valley jam boree in alberta. a storm quickly rolled in while some 15,000 people were watching the festival yesterday. the crowd started to evacuate. that is when the stage came crashing down. police say emergency services helped rescue some people trapped under that rubble. >>> a man who caused a lot of nervous moments at laguardia airport has been forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. he's accused of bringing a fake bomb to the airport yesterday. as susan reports -- >> reporter: a bomb scare disrupted flights for hours. >> it's sad. >> reporter: 32-year-old man approached this checkpoint. a law enforcement source says he began intoxicated and was carrying a backpack. outside in plain view were two square batteries with wires sticking out. when asked not to move, again, allegedly failed to comply. he looked at though he was trying to wish a switch but nothing h
HLN
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
to passengers' rights? want to hear from you on that, any topic, 1-877-tell-hln. e-mail us cnn.com/primenews. and you can text us at hlntv, just start your message with the word prime. it's your chance to be heard. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> i can't get over that plane story. i'm mike galanos. this is "prime news." big news in the michael jackson death investigation. more than a dozen cops, including federal drug agents, executed a search warrant this morning at a pharmacy in las vegas. it's part of the follow-up of the searches of the clinic of dr. conrad murray. just yesterday we learned the toxicology report is complete. but the cause of death still top-secret. well, could this investigation be close to an end. could an arrest come sometime soon. we'll take your calls, 1-877-tell-hln's the number. joining us to talk about it, ted rowlands. jim moret, chief correspondent "inside edition." and also joining us, don clark, former fbi special agent in charge. ted, let's start with you. again, ted on this one since day one. what are they looking for at this pharmacy
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 1:00pm EDT
with the actions of the mexican government. the mexican government has cooperated with us in efforts to stem this particular problem, to limit this particular problem and continues to work with us in ways we might reverse it. but the underlying problem as i said to president calderon and others, the underlying problem is in the canadian refugee laws and far too easy in canada to make a bogus refugee claim as a way of entering the country tli. we have to change that. it is unfair to those that are legitimate refugees and unfair to hundreds of thousands that are working their way through the immigration system. we will continue to work with mexican authorities to try and limit this problem, but in the absence of legislative change, it is very difficult for our government to control this, other than through the imposition of visa. it is the only tool available to us right now. we need additional tools from our parliament to stem the flow of bogus refugee claimants and also to have additional tools to deal with this kind of problem. >> alex panett amount, canadian press. >> translator: very impo
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
-628-0205. you can reach us on twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. you can also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org. if you call in, make sure that you turn down your television or radio so that you do not feed back. we will start with the front page of "the wall street journal." "taliban is now winning." this is the report from peter spiegel in washington. "the commander, general stanley mcchrystal, has offered a preview of the strategic assessment that he is going to deliver to washington later this month, saying that the troop shifts are designed to better protect the afghanistan civilians from rising levels of taliban violence and intimidation. the coming redeployments are the clearest manifestation on the death toll and spike in military deaths in afghanistan." we will look at that chart this morning, the mounting toll of the u.s. troop casualties in afghanistan. another article this morning from the philadelphia -- "philadelphia inquirer." de "the president's national security adviser did not rule out adding more u.s. forces in afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said yes
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 5:00pm EDT
law enforcement officers tells us the remains were so badly mutilated investigators had to use the serial numbers on her breast implants to identify her. her nude body was found in a dumpster behind an apartment complex. she was stuffed inside a suitcase. an arrest warrant was issued thursday for reality tv contestant ryan jenkins who is from canada. nancy grace talked to a royal canadian mounted police official about the search there. >> straight out to sergeant duncan with royal canadian mounted police. he joins us from vancouver. thank you for being with us. sergeant, i understand many authorities believe he is hiding in the metro vancouver area. why do they believe that? >> well, at this point i guess, nancy, some of the original indicators were that he might be attempting to enter canada. at this point we haven't confirmed that he is in canada, but we are obviously not taking any chances and ordering a thorough investigation to figure out if he is here. >> jenkins and fiore were married in march. cnn has been unable to confirm reports that marriage was annulled. >>> the in
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
for us. >> they are saying that most of the filming in this case was done at the couple's middle river home. this is a story that had most of us in the media and police speechless. they were emt's charged with doing unthinkable things to children ages 2 years old to 13 years old. police believe there may be more but victim's -- more victims. >> this is gross. it is indecent. there is no other term but they felt term to describe it. >> in the story of a 34 year-old john nicklas and 26 year-old shannon honea the notion is all you can feel. it april started back on july 15. detectives were able to determine that child pornography was located inside their home here on the 9700 block -- in middle river. police seized computers and several cd's and dvd's. it was not until after police viewed the videos is when they determined that the suspects were part of the child pornography. >> they were part of the sexual acts and selling it. they were distributing it to other people. >> according to court documents the abuse involving children ages 2-13. a vast amount of prescription bottles were found
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
that democrats are using that as an excuse but maybe republicans are giving them one to push forward without them. >> ed henry, if this is true and seriously under consideration it seems a far cry from what we were hearing over the weekend from the white house, from kathleen sebelius, from the president himself, from robert gibbs talking about the public option being one of several things and the key thing is competition and choice. to go from that to suddenly moving forward ramming this thing through it seems like all day today they have been saying nothing is changing. it seems like a lot has changed. >> you are right. that is why they are not pulling the trigger tonight on this. over the weekend it was about the president showing flexibility saturday night on the town hall. maybe there won't be a public option. kathleen sebelius leaving the door open to no public option. she didn't close the door either. that was about trying to bring in kent conrad, a conservative democrat like ben nelson in the senate, show flexibility. if they ram this through with this procedural motion that will close tha
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 8:00pm EDT
of this great service, the happy thought emerged to use part of these letters to show the warm and paternal spirit of pope benedict xvi. most holy father, i ask the benefits -- president obama to personally handle this letter to you. as a man of deep faith himself, he understands how important my roman catholic faith is to me and i am so deeply grateful to him. i hope this letter and find you in good health. i pray that you have all of god's blessings as you leave your church and inspire our world during these challenging times. i am writing with deep humility to ask that you pray fit -- that you pray for me as my own health declines. i was diagnosed with brain cancer more than a year ago. although i continue treatment, the disease is taking its toll on me. i am 77 years old and preparing for the next passage of life. i have been blessed to be a part of a wonderful onfamily. my parents kept their catholic faith in the center of their lives. it has sustained and nurtured and provided solace to meet in my darkest hours. i know that i have been an imperfect human being, but with the help of my
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. there was a fire at a median security prison just south of lexington housing 1,200 inmates. guards had to use tear gas to get the prisoners under across. eight inmates and eight staff workers were injured but no one had to be admitted to the hospital. >> right now we're happy to report to you that the facility is secure, the inmates are accounted for. we had minimal injuries which are still being assessed to the inmates. and as far as we know right now, minimal if any injuries right now to any staff or department of corrections personnel. >> state police haven't said why the inmates rioted. the prison have been on lockdown when the inmates -- prison officials decided to relax that shortly before the rioting started. >>> as long as they're in lifelong and monogamous same-sex relationships, gays and lesbians can serve as clergy in the lutheran church. the previous policy of the church allowed gays to serve as members of professional rosters only if they were celibate. gays and lesbians recht about 2% of the population. >>> we have learned new details about the killing of a former swimsuit model in c
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
. a terrific hour coming your way. daily beast gerald posenor joins us and scott horton, defense attorney rebecca rose-wood land and richard engel in afghanistan and ron allen is with the president in martha's vineyard. we want to start by fast forwarding through the top headlines. in afghanistan four u.s. troops killed in a bomb blast. that brings the death toll to 41 americans killed there this month making it the second deadliest month in afghanistan since the 2001 invasion. >>> canadian police say they have identified the woman who brought ryan jenkins to a british columbia hotel where he eventually committed suicide. police aren't releasing her name. only saying that she is a person of interest in the case. >>> president obama has renominated ben bernanke as the chairman of the federal reserve. now, the president interrupted his week-long vacation on martha's vineyard to make the announcement. >> the financial system on verge of collapse with calm and wisdom and bold action and out of the box thinking that has helped put the brakes on our economic free-fall. >> ben bernanke then prai
FOX
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
. >> it is timeless. it will always stay the same and will always remind us of john kennedy. >> reporter: theternal flame flickers nonstop for more than 45 years now. >> it's awesome. it's emotional. there is so much tragedy and knowledge. it's sad. >> reporter: just down a hill, the more understated final resting place of senator robert kennedy. >> you can't be there without being emotional. >> reporter: now a source of knowledge of the family wishes tell us this is where senator ted kennedy will be, close to bobby's website. >> reporter: a assassinated president, a murdered presidential candidate and now the senator. >> he lived all of his life up there, and i'm just surprised they're going to bury him here. >> was he a veteran. >> reporter: he served in the mill dairy -- militaries in the 1950s. >> well if the rest of the family is there, i think that's okay. >> reporter: arlington national cemetery averages about 30 burials a day, monday thus friday. we're not sure what kind of sayre mony the family is planning, but a spokesperson tells us if a vet wishes to be buried here with full tahonors m
FOX
Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
police officers. we begin with prince george's county. a car crashed into a u.s. park police cruiser on southbound bw parkway near route 197 this morning. the officer was flown to shock trauma in baltimore. the injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. a woman also had to be hospitalized. that accident backed up traffic on north and southbound lanes throughout the morning but both are now opened. >>> and four hours before that accident, a virginia state trooper was hurt while trying to pull over a suspected drunk driver. the trooper crashed into a jersey wall in the southbound lanes of route 110 near the pentagon. the officer's injuries are said to be minor. the suspect is still on the loose. >>> a shopping trip took a frightening turn for one fairfax county boil. the man on your screen is facing multiple charges accused of cornering the child inside a booth room. police say he followed the 9- year-old inside the dick's sporting goods and tried to hold the boy there against his will. the suspect is 47-year-old steven ligon. it turns out he's a registered sex offender. he to
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. they are like family to us. >> elsewhere, some jobs, they were just too big for neighbors to hand. >> it looks like they came down here and that they have all these trees. >> the professional tree crews, taking the damage for the golf course. >> well, there's a lot of tree damage. it looks like they will have a clear lot instead of water right now. it looks like they won't survive and they will have to come down. >> despite the damage around them, they kept on playing. but the people, clearing trees, estimated that they will be out at it for at least a week. the roofers and carpenters have not started yet. >> back live now, you're looking at one of the big old maple trees back here. it is still laying up against the utility wires here. the tree completely uprooted. that's one of perhaps thousands of trees, the total numbers of trees down, and the total cost of all of this, it is still not added up yet. reporting live, in the county out there, nine news now and wusa9.com. >> all right, scott, thank you for that. tony is in for copper and he's on the terrace for your forecast first on monday. >>
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
to this ring to see who's faster... on the internet. i'll be using the 3g at&t laptopconnect card. he won't. so i can browse the web faster, email business plans faster. all on the go. i'm bill kurtis and i'm faster than floyd mayweather. (announcer) switch to the nation's fastest 3g network and get the at&t laptopconnect card for free. a whole bunch of late games going on now. rangers and angels. texas, 7-2 on the year against the angels. they need a sweep would be great. but at least two out of three. top three right now. 5-1 there. the mets out in san diego. 2-0. the braves on the mound for atlanta. they're up 2-1. ryan church, an r.b.i. single. tim lincecum on the mound. they're up 2-1. bengie molina, six of his home runs have come with tim lincecum starts. so it's going to buy him something down the road. we'll continue to update those. back to highlights now. second round of the bridgestone invitational. tiger woods has won this event six times. he entered friday four strokes back. tiger started on the back nine. here on the par 5, 16th. even par for the day. putting for birdie. drops. ti
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 8:00pm EDT
on "lou dobbs news" on twitter.com. we hope you do. for all of us here, thanks for watching. good night from new york. here's campbell brown. >>> tonight, hear the questions we want answered. 47 people trapped on a plane overnight. the airline refusing to let them off. >> there were at least two babies nearby me who cried and screamed almost the whole night. the smells were getting worse. the bathroom was getting worse. >> continental airline and express jet on the defensive tonight. what were they thinking? >>> also, is this any way to get to the truth about health care reform? >> how dare you. >> come on. >> i'll tell you about conspiracy. it reads like something that was thought up in the early 1930s in germany. it is not -- >> my biggest fear is this is going to get ran down our throats. >> enough with the shout fest. we're turning down the noise and separating fact from fiction in this health care debate. >>> plus, is everything you've ever heard about exercise and weight loss wrong? "time" magazine says work out all you want, it won't help you drop the pounds. >>> and kate gosseli
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
about when u.s. troops will leave afghanistan. the man said to become the senior advisor predicts the u.s. will be fighting in the country for two more years. at that point he says troops will either turn power over to an improved afghan force or, quote, lose and go home. meantime, a report on the war is due out in eye few weeks which may -- a few weeks which may lead to a request for additional u.s. forces. an accused killer in his own words. we warn you. this video is disturbing. the lone gunman who murdered three women in a pennsylvania gym recorded this video. in the video which was posted last year on youtube, he ranted about. >> my objective is to be able to emotionally connect with people. because when i'm 10 to 20 years older than she is, she has to feel good about this thing. gretchen: three women were killed, nine wounded when he opened fire on an aerobics class. we're also learning that he bought guns from the same online dealer who sold weapons -- uh-oh -- to the virginia tech shooter. new information on the two american journalists just released from north korea. lisa ling sa
HLN
Aug 10, 2009 12:00pm EDT
from the top u.s. commander there. >>> and a big drag for a suspected robber who led police on a three-mile chase. they ended up chasing him not just to catch him but to save him. >>> i'm chuck roberts. welcome on a monday hln "news and views." diver are scouring the water for the two remaining victims of saturday's crash of a sight-seeing helicopter and a small fixed wing plane. that crash killed a total of nine people and this morning divers working in near zero visibility say they think they located the plane. they say they hope to pull it out of the water today. most of the chopper was plucked yesterday and the ntsb says it was close to intact. alert witnesses on both shores, the new york and new jersey sides of the river, caught the crash on their cameras. and the ntsb says their quick action is helping them piece together exactly what happened. >> we've had some very good information from eyewitnesses. we have some footage, some pictures that you all have seen that shows immediately after the collision some of the break-up sequence and the two aircraft actually falling towards th
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
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FOX
Aug 5, 2009 6:00pm EDT
councilwoman y vet alexander asking someone to call 911. many of us were here for a news conference called by the mayor on hiv and aids awareness. the tan vehicle was smoking. i never saw flames but somebody got a fire extinguisher. eyewitnesses tried to rush to pull open doors to get the drivers and passengers out of both vehicles. they removed some of the injured before firefighters could get here to use the jaws of life to remove them. the more seriously injured were medivaked to the hospital. it was terrifying and amazing to see the accident then to watch people including top city officials trying to help out. >> everywhere. she wanted to get out. she was conscious and everything. she was squeezing our hand and everything. we tried to keep her together until the ambulance and stuff got there. >> you don't know if anybody has a neck injury. it's great help. people's natural instincts. it's one of those things we have to be careful. that's why we are using the jaws of life and other things to get people out safely. >> we really do keep all of our energy focused on the five people who wer
FOX News
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
by a shark. the rescuer joining us live. our slogan this hour comes from ray in north carolina. ray says, forget the rest. when it comes to news, "fox & friends" is simply the best. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- gretchen: good morning, everyone. we hope had you great weekend. brian is taking a little time off and peter johnson jr. is sitting in his seat. good to have you with us. peter: nice to be here. gretchen: maybe you checked out the news over the weekend. maybe you paid attention to this one. taxes are coming to everyone's way now? could it be true? after obama pledged that everyone who made under $250,000 would not feel the tax hike. timothy geithner on the talk show says middle class, you may be hit. >> the president has said the taxes won't go up for any americans earning under $250,000. doesn't appear is he going to be able to keep that promise to bring the deficits counsel down. >> we can't make those judgments what it's going to take and how it's going to be there. what it's going to take no on
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 1:00pm EDT
humanitarian, forever changing how the u.s. and the world, in fact, treats people with special needs. the special olympic torch led the procession today into the church, where athletes delivered a welcome that moved mourners to tears. noticeably missing today, eunice's brother, senator ted kennedy. he is nearby at the family compound, battling brain cancer. a spokesman for the family said ted kennedy's schedule is, quote, day to day. and right now, eunice's family and close friends are attending private burialed followed by a lunch at the kennedy family compound and a nearby club. nbc's ann thompson is here with me on the cape. ann, who has known the kennedys so many years, who came from this area and has deep roots here, this is really another one of those moments for hyannis. >> i think so. you saw hundreds of people literally lining south street here, catching -- trying to catch a glimpse of the family. and then when they brought out the casket of eunice kennedy shriver, there was applause. and then as each family drove by for bobby kennedy jr., for caroline kennedy and her family
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. this is it. this fire beginning on wednesday and now it's going to be a wild. that's it for us. much more straight ahead here on cnn throughout the evening. thanks so much for being with us. >>> this is gps, the global public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world a terrific program for you. i want to show you once more an important and press sent interview i did back in april with former secretary of state james baker. i say prescient because in the voice of our conversation baker voiced some concerns about the few that you are that turned out to be correct. when i asked him how president obama was doing for instance, he warned the president not to take on too many big issues at once. he suggested that for obama to tackle health care so early in his presidency might be politically risky. and on international issues, the u.s. relationship with russia, the pull out from iraq, a number of others, he had fascinating insights that seem particularly relevant in light of recent events. i won't give it all away, but as you are listening to this shrewd political o
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
administration is handling things. dan lothian is breaking it down for us. >> the economy is leveling out, suggesting that the recession could be over. good news for your job and money. christine romans breaks it down. >>> we begin in the fight in afghanistan. marine and afghan forces are engaged in a fierce battle for control of a strategic town in southern afghanistan. barbara starr is live at the pentagon. this comes at a crucial time for afghanistan. >>> one week from today, afghanistan holds presidential elections. the taliban are vowing to disrupt the elections. the u.s. is doing everything it can to make sure the elections are secure. u.s. troops, as you say, marines now in the fight in the city of dahaneh. some of the video we're showing our viewers is really extraordinary. this video, some taken at night by the associated press as they moved through the area with the marines. casualties in southern afghanistan have been heavy in recent weeks as the extra u.s. troops have moved in. president obama, of course, sending the 21,000 additional troops to afghanistan. ove
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
't have any public events on his schedule. that worries us. what happens here at the white house, the press conference, something. the president is sitting down with the staff and very quietly going on with all of the options with health care reform. we didn't have the senate supporting the public option. they waned to bring in more republicans, the blue dog democrats, as well as assure people that the insurance companies -- the private insurance companies that believe they're going to go out of business, that public health care reform is'a bad idea. what else circulates. what's out there -- perhaps the idea of a co-op. you see the back and forth. one is de-emphasized, another pops up. this is about give us something, guys. what's going to stick here? hopefully the health care legislation believes he's going to sign to law is'going to look the way it looks today, yesterday. we're trying to get a balance, if you will, to see what is the formula to get the most support. >> interesting to see what else percolates out there. a little later at 7:10, speak with congressman weiner we sa
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 4:00pm EDT
, and cnn white house correspondent dan lothian are all working this story for us. i want to start off with elaine quijano. elaine, what else do we know in this newly declassified report? >> reporter: well, suzanne, this is the report right here. as you can see, it's pretty lengthy. we're still going through it. but there are new details about interrogations that took place under the bush administration. for instance, during the questioning of 9/11 mastermind khalid shaikh mohammed, here is what the report found on page 43. "according to this interrogator, the redacted portions are indicated there, you'll see, interrogators said to khalid shaikh mohammed that if anything else happens in the united states, we're going to till your children." also, in addition to details we learned over the weekend about the use of a gun and a power drill to intimidate a detainee into giving up information, now another tactic has been revealed. the report says, quote, in july 2002, blamed operations officer participated with another operations officer in custodial interrogation of a te taney. blank repor
HLN
Aug 5, 2009 12:00pm EDT
in through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >> boy, can you imagine how they were overcome at that moment? lee and ling were employed by the media company owned by al gore. president obama watched this joyous reunion on television as we all did here. he said he is breathing a sigh of relief now that the women are back home. >> i want to just make a brief comment about the fact that the two young journalists, euna lee and laura ling are safely back with their families. we are obviously extraordinarily relieved. i had an opportunity to speak with the families yesterday once we knew that they were on the plane. the reunion that we have all seen on television, i think is a source of happiness not only for the families, but for the entire country. >>> we want to know what you think about this, does former president clinton's mission, do you believe open the doors to better relations with north korea at this point? give us a call at 1-877-tell-hln or e-mail us at cnn.com/hln. and you can text us your views at hlntv. >>> police say a man killed himself after firing 50 bul
NBC
Aug 2, 2009 6:00am EDT
. the money will be used to improve infrastruck fur for trains to travel up to 95 miles per hour along o interstaid 95. it would run between peetdersburg and the district. >>> a memorable night for paul mccartney. it caused some to miss the show. there weren't any accidents or problems. it was just the sheer volume of traffic that caused the backup. it was comparable to that of a redskins home game. one limo driver expressed his frustration. >> a true night mair. people were driving me crazy to get here. go around, go up the shoulder, go up the other shoulder, do this, do that. >> well rs we were told the concert was great and mccartney even add addpecial song to the area.as was a song that micheld the president would want to sing for someone in his e. wusho us >>> for some students in our tho e,uswo schools in arilendxaae, run on a modifiedenal cdaada whh puts kids back inhen t classroot nd early bright a tomorrow morning e students a inla css nine week and then have a break for about three weeks. >>> a frightening fall for a philadelphia teenager as he drove his father's kaur off the
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
in this morning. you also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org, and on twitter. the obama's are not in the white house this week, but the white house will have a special visitor this week. a philadelphia family will get a tour of the white house. one dozen of the descendants of jennings will view the famous gilbert stuart portrait of washington. the story this morning that we are asking you about is afghanistan. here is the front page of "the new york times." the military says that the afghan forces is insufficient. "military troops sought for procurement in war. the chief envoy to the region this weekend said that they did not have enough troops to do their job, pushed past their limits by taliban rebels who operate across the borders. taliban insurgents continued to bombard the towns and villages with rockets despite a new influx of american troops. in eastern afghanistan, a network of militants has become a main source of attacks against american troops and their afghan allies." further down, "the assessment comes after stanley mcchrystal revealed that he was working to complete a major war s
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 8:00pm EDT
feds really force us to buy insurance? is it legal investigates. >> bill o'reilly called me a pinhead, which is a, not true. and, b, really funny coming from a [bleep] like him. [ laughter ] bill: is bill maher making conan o'brien than uncomfortable? body language has the answer. plus, dennis miller raring to go this evening. caution, you where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thank you for watching us tonight. leadership at president obama that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. unless you are a hard core obama hater, you have got to be a bit sorry for the president today. on his first day of vacation, his attorney general announces a investigation of the cia. something obama publicly stated he doesn't want. then the administration announced the deficit is $2 trillion more than the white house thought it was. who knew? all of this within 24 hours plaintiff obama arriving on martha's vineyard. and there
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
click on the upper right side for the forum and blogger with us. we are open 365, 24/7 -- blog with us. bill o'reilly is next. good night from new york city. she may divorce him. bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight: >> he and cheney need to go to the hague and stand in the dock. >> we can fire this president and put him in [bleep] jail. >> attorney general holder asked to initiate a criminal investigation. bill: victory for the left. holder says he will now investigate cia abuse against the apparent will of president obama. but is there more to this story? >> we should not be discussing any government run program because the history of the government run program. they've gone down the tubes. bill: there are questions about whether government mandated health care is constitutional. county feds really force us to buy insurance? is it legal investigates. >> bill o'reilly called me a pinhead, which is a, not true. and, b, really funny coming from a [bleep] like him. [ laughter ] bill: is bill maher making conan o'brien than uncomfortable? body language has the answer. plus,
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 2:20am EDT
recognizes h1n1 is going to be a challenge for all of us and there will be people who are going to be getting sick in the fall and die. >> another deadly issues, president calderone's war against mexican drug cartel, which are only getting stronger. drug-related deaths surpassed 12,000 this month. president obama stands firmly with calderone as the cartels have increasingly branched out into the u.s. >> we have responsibilities to reduce the trafficking of guns into the south that help strengthen these cartels and the flows of money and money laundering. >> they will also discuss an issue of livelihood, unemployment in the u.s. caused by a trucking dispute. in 1994 the two countries agreed to allow mexican trucks to haul their loads directly into the u.s. to expedite delivery as long as safety measure were met. but members of congress and teamsters union complain the trucks are unsafe and block them from entry. >> allow them into our country will diminish safety on our highways. >> reporter: in retall yashgs, mexico slapped $2.4 billion worth of tariffs on products, devastating businesses th
CNN
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
these charges. we will say, again, as we've said before that we said before when they left u.s. soil, they never intended to cross to north korea. according to the charges, they confessed. so we know they're sorry. we're very sorry. and we hope that the north korean government now will show compassion and just let them come home. >> lisa, i mean, does it concern you that the north korean government is saying they were there for a smear campaign, not acknowledging they were independent journalists? >> all we can say is that they are journalists and they were doing their job. my sister has been a journalist for years. and that's really all we can say. you know, we weren't in the courtroom. we don't know any sort of specifics other than what was released. we just hope, you know, given the fact that we know the girls have apologized profusely, that they will let the girls come home to us. it's been -- it's been three months. and that's been too long for us. >> stay with us. because coming up in five minutes' time, we're going to be talking to victor cha, the director of asian affairs at the white ho
FOX News
Aug 13, 2009 1:00am EDT
that is all the time we have this evening. thank you for being with us. the news continues with greta. we will see you back here tomorrow night. greta: can you hear me now? you all know that commercial. it was no commercial yesterday. it was the real deal. it happened at a town hall meeting. councilwoman answers herself phone while she is being asked a question. the woman who asked the question is here. what do you want from these town halls? what is the point? you will hear from rush limbaugh coming up. there is a new information regarding pakistani terrorists. henry kissinger goes on the record. the town hall process continues. >> [unintelligible] >> it triples premiums. >> stand up and fight. we woke vote -- we will vote you out. [unintelligible] [applause] >> it got a little bit rough these days. next question. he did not answer it. he taught in circles. >> people come to town meetings who have objections. i emphasize that they may not be representative of america. their views have to be taken into account. >> there is some disagreement. >> how are we supposed trust you
HLN
Aug 2, 2009 8:00pm EDT
to this location to search for this young 8-year-old. >> robert's family tells us like any other 8-year-old boy, he's inquisitive and likes to explore. sometimes he likes to check out hiding places. so, please, check the areas around your houses. check your garages and your sheds, your van and cars. any place that a little boy may go. >> if somebody's seen him, you know, please, please call the police. you know, all we want is our little boy back. >> all we want to do is bring robert home. please, if you know anything, seen anything, contact the police department and help us find robert. >>> good evening, i'm jane velez-mitchell in for nancy grace. tonight, breaking news in the sudden death of music superstar michael jackson. >> a source with knowledge of the agreement tells me katherine jackson will have custody of michael jackson's three children. this is how michael jackson apparently wanted it to go. this is what he said in his will. he wanted his mother to serve as guardian of the children. >> the children will be fine. they're with my mother right now and my kids. anyone who tries to contest
HLN
Aug 8, 2009 5:00pm EDT
the crash as it happened. david wolf joins us from hoboken, new jersey. tell us what you saw. >> i was sitting on the pier from the hoboken side. i was watching the helicopter, a small tourist-type helicopter that is quite common to see. i was following it. out of the side of my vision i saw a small, private airplane coming from the side and i saw the two of them smack into each other and a giant puff of smoke, then the wings flew off. then just the debris quickly fell into the water. >> i imagine there are a million things going through your head at that moment. first of all, did i just see what i really think i saw? what were you thinking? what went through your mind at that point? >> yeah. it all flashed within two seconds. i was like, oh, my god, am i really seeing this? at some point when i saw the puff of smoke or the explosion come out, i definitely screamed. then i thought, okay, maybe it's an emergency situation. what do i need to do? i realized there was nothing to be done. it was so fast and everything just fell in pieces. i knew there wasn't anything to do. >> what happ
HLN
Aug 19, 2009 12:00pm EDT
twice. we'll explain it to you. we're glad to have you with us. happy hump day as we get halfway through the workweek. we're so grateful to have your company as always. we have learned today that a pioneer in the news business is dead. don hewitt, creator and longtime producer of cbs's "60 minutes" passed away today. his career at cbs spanned a staggering 60 years. he was probably best known for his 36 years as "60 minutes" executive producer. hewitt was 86 years old. certainly our thoughts going out to our colleagues at cbs and his family as well today. >>> a search is under way in katie, texas, for a police officer accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend who is also a cop. take a look at this picture here. investigators say rachel hillsman was dropping her children off at her mother's house yesterday when this man julio reyes abducted him. this is the victim in the case. take a good look. police helicopters are searching for them by air. s.w.a.t. teams and bloodhounds could join the search soon. the couple have a child together but they broke up months ago. friends say they had an argu
HLN
Aug 24, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. the number 1-877-tell-hln. you can e-mail us, cnn.com/primenews or you can text us at hlntv, start your message with the word prime. your chance to be heard. >> controversy, opinion, your point of view. this is "prime news." >>> welcome once again. this is "prime news." first breaking news in the death investigation concerning michael jackson. court documents just into us show the king of pop had lethal levels of the drug propofol in his blood. this is a highly potent drug that's used to knock out patients for surgery. this new information on jackson is based on the los angeles county coroner's preliminary report. the coroner's office gave us no comment on the official cause of death. now, a source close to the investigation has told cnn jackson's personal doctor conrad murray gave him propofol within 24 hours of his death. could he be facing criminal charges and soon? as always, we take your calls at 1-877-tell-hln. let's bring in randi kaye from our sister network cnn. she's been all over this. what do we have in this document? we're really getting a timeline here. >> we certainly are
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
for starting the special olympics. her family said she set out to change the world and change us. and she did that and more. growing up alongside her dashing brothers, jack, ted and bobby, eunice shriver held a front-row seat to some of the greatest and some of the most tragic moments of the 20th century. but it was an unheralded member of the family, who inspired her life's work. her mentally challenged sister, rosemary. >> she taught us all, that adversity meant almost nothing. and that it could always be fun for all of us to be together. >> reporter: mrs. shriver shared a special closeness with rosemary. spending extra time with her. making sure she always felt included. that was a life lesson she never forgot. >> she founded the scial olympics in 1968, to get people with intellectual disabilities the chance to develop physical fitness, to create friendships and experience the joy of sports competition and achievement. >> well done. >> reporter: the games immediately became much more than athletic competitions. for over 40 years, they have brought understanding, inclusion, and acceptance t
FOX
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
what had to be done. that is what teddy would do. >> thanks for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm laura evans. senator kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer in his massachusetts home overnight. tom fitzgerald is here now with a look back at the life and legacy of the man who was the kennedy family patriarch. >> reporter: last spring when he endorsed barack obama's presidential campaign, senator edward kennedy invoked his brother's inauguration speech saying the torch would be passed again to a new generation. his own torch may have dimmed a final time but the glow of his remarkable life was the stuff of an american political legend. ary 2nd, 1932, the2n un geyostonnif e kennedy which were. he was destinenito step out of the shadees on of his famous brothers and lead the kennedy clan through good times and bad. >> i dojohn fitzgerald kennedy -- >> when john f. kennedy was elected the 35th president, 30- year-old ted kennedy ran for a seat in 1962. democratic strategist peter finn worked on kennedy's first campaign. >> he was criticized by many in the democratic establishment,
HLN
Aug 6, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. i'm so glad you're with us. i'm christi paul. thank you for being here. we do have breaking news we want to get to you first and foremost here. a probably have noticed this if you're member. hackers brought down the networking site twitter with a denial of service attack. this website was down for two hours this morning. a message posted on twitter's home page says the site is still under attack. now, a denial of service attack is when hackers try to overwhelm the website and tie up its server. shutting down the site. facebook representatives also say they're looking into the problem on their web scythe as well. we're going to bring you more details as they become available. >>> meanwhile, three women who died in the shooting rampage of the pennsylvania gym have been identified now. and some newly discovered youtube videos are shedding light into the shooter's home life and his everyday routine. susan candiotti is in pennsylvania. she has all the new developments for us here. the videos just seem so bizarre. >> reporter: well, it's also unusual and very eerie to now see this person
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >>> when you talk about the economy, cities and towns across the country, is the worst behind us? former chairman alan greenspan thinks it is. >> i'm pretty sure we've seen the bottom. if you look at weekly production figures from various industries, it's clear we've turned perhaps in the middle of last month, the middle of july. >> christine romans minding your business, do you believe it? >> maybe he's right. if he's right, is the obama administration in a tough position. jobs numbers showing people off the jobs, unemployment higher even next year. even if you've got all the smartest people in the room, by the way, that one in particular who didn't think the housing market would crash, even if the smartest in the room think the worst is behind us, still have what people are feeling on main street. it will be tough next year. great, a recovery may be coming. what's it going to feel like? it's still going to hurt. that's the political problem for the white house. >> larry summers spoke out over the weekend on cbs saying never good to rule things out meaning hiking taxes on the middle cla
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 1:00pm EDT
relationship with russia. russia needs a good relationship with us. the most tragic thing in the world would be after 40 years of this cold war that we went through and finally came out of in a peaceful way and in really close cooperation, or maybe even partnership with usual, it would be a tragedy if we slid back into that kind of a cold war existence. we don't need that they don't need that. we have a lot of global issues that we need russia's cooperation on not the least of which is climate change in this economic matter we've just been talking about and we're now facing, but there are now others. >> what about iran? president obama has made some overtures with them trying to find ways to engage with them finding areas of common interest. do you agree with that? >> yes i do, and that was one of the recommendations in the iraq study group report. we said in that report that we ought to be talking to iran at least with respect to the situation in iraq and we said we ought to be talking to syria across the board on all issues with certain caveats with respect to to w
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 7:00am EDT
guest today is martin crutsinger from the associated press. you can phone us with your comments. you can also send us messages by twitter. how much of this positive news that we are seeing -- is the white house taking credit for? how much of it is just change over time because the time has come? guest: president obama is a politician, so politicians will always take credit for good economic news because there will be blamed for bad economic news. it goes both ways. you're right, we have a business cycle. we were in a down. -- in a down period -- this has been the longest recession in the post-waworld war time, but this one does seem to be in the now. host: can you make predictions? guest: economists believe it could have been in the third quarter of this year. instead of the gdp shrinking that we could start to see a positive number. the problem is that most recoveries, unemployment is a lagging indicator. it is now at 9.4%. many forecast that it will go above 10%. it will probably peak in the spring or summer of next year. host: the get the sense that unemployment numbers are things tha
FOX News
Aug 2, 2009 4:00pm EDT
who standing by to go on the record. thank you for being with us. >> julie: i'm julie banderas, welcome to america's news headquarters. >> gregg: i'm gregg jarrett. topping the news this hour, it's been a mystery for nearly two decades. captain michael scott speicher a u.s. navy pilot shot down back in 1991-his remains never found until now. we've got some new information to share with you. it is bringing his family some closure. the families first public statement in a couple of minutes. >> julie: tragedy at a music festival. an outdoor stage comes crashing down killing one person and injuring more than 70 others. >> gregg: a massive forest fire, raging out of control. take a look at this. we're going to tell you where several thousand people had to go to dodge this massive fire. >> julie: our first and top story, he was the first american soldier lost in the gulf war and for nearly two decades no one knew whether he was alive or dead. now, the mystery is finally over. pentagon says the remains of the pilot captain michael scott speicer has been identified. his plane was shot
HLN
Aug 24, 2009 8:00pm EDT
. >> they are just telling us that they have not found her yet. they're searching. they're expanding their search. now they're going to be searching -- when they get a lead, they'll search those places. she's out there somewhere. >> good evening. i'm nancy grace. thank you for being with us. a reality tv star wanted for the murder of swimsuit model jasmine fiore found dead in a hotel room. bombshell tonight. we confirm the reality tv star wanted for murder traveled with be a alleged accomplice. a mystery blonde driving a silver pt cruiser. tonight, do secret text messages reveal motive for murder? >> he was supposed to check out today. we went and checked around 12:00. knocked on the door. opened the door. there he was hanging there. >> a mystery woman and ryan jenkins showed up to this motel. the mystery woman went inside alone to book the room for a few nights. she paid in cash. then she took off. she hasn't been seen since. >> came for that one day and rented the room. i don't know if he paid her to rent the room or if he knew her or not. she rented the room and left right away. >> she's a ver
HLN
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
-mail me at cnn.com/primenews, or text us at hlntv. start your message with the word prime. it's your chance to be heard. 234r7 -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> this is "prime news." we have new details coming in on the man accused in the swimsuit model jasmine muri's gruesome murder. cops found her stuffed in a suitcase dumped in a trash bin. jenkins ran off to canada. he killed himself in a motel room. cops want to know whether jenkins' family is somehow involved. they say a car spotted at that motel matched the description of his dad's silver pt cruiser. was it his father? what about this mystery woman who paid for the room where he took his life? could it even be both? there's a half-sister involved here. what did she know? we'll take your calls, 1-877-tell-hln. joining me to talk about this, jason, reporter for the calgary herald. also with us, anita kay, criminal defense attorney around former prosecutor. jason, let's start with you. we talked a lot about the last couple days about a mystery woman, a mystery blond woman checking jenkins in, paying cash for three days' u
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2009 2:00pm EDT
. remember in the middle of last year suv used prices plunged dramatically as gas prices shot up. many people said, if i go in and trade this in for a smaller car, i'm not getting much. i'm better off just riding it out and figuring at some point in the future when i feel more comfortable with the economy how to get rid of this suv. now they have a chance with the government saying here is $4500 and the chance to get into a fuel efficient car, that's the impetus a lot of people are using to say i can make the monthly payments work. >> phil, thank you. >>> the goals of this program were to improve the environment, boost the economy and help consumers. here are my big questions on cash for clunkers. if it accomplishes those goals, why not fund it to a greater degree? on the other hand, why is the government responsible forgetting people new cars, and automakers an improved bottom line? i do think the government is responsible for improving the environment. so the question here, would $2 billion be better spent investing in alternative energy? i'm going to try to get some answers on those questi
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
the scenes with us with his assets to get this done. it has been a community push and we're proud. >> cindy, even though his remains have been found, there are still being unanswered questions. i think the biggest one for the speicher family is how did he die, did he die as a result of being shot down or was he captured, taken into custody and killed later. has the pentagon said anything to the family after examining the remains that might shed light on that? >> not directly. now we've heard from other sources that there is a discussion that he died in the crash. he didn't die in the crash. dead men don't eject. so captain speicher ejected from the plane, he was on the ground. the question is for how long. this area has been searched in 1995. it had been searched in 1996. we had searched it separately. we have to do our own investigation, we'll do it in cooperation with the navy, and then at that point we will have a final end to this story. >> and after 18 years, are plans in the works now for a proper burial for captain speicher? >> yes, sir. he will be given, of course, the proper milita
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